Joe Haldeman


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in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, The United States
June 09, 1943

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Brother of Jack C. Haldeman II

Haldeman is the author of 20 novels and five collections. The Forever War won the Nebula, Hugo and Ditmar Awards for best science fiction novel in 1975. Other notable titles include Camouflage, The Accidental Time Machine and Marsbound as well as the short works "Graves," "Tricentennial" and "The Hemingway Hoax." Starbound is scheduled for a January release. SFWA president Russell Davis called Haldeman "an extraordinarily talented writer, a respected teacher and mentor in our community, and a good friend."

Haldeman officially received the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master for 2010 by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America at the Nebula Awards Weekend in May, 2010 in Hollywood, Fla.

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The Forever War (The Foreve...

4.13 avg rating — 147,748 ratings — published 1974 — 116 editions
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Forever Peace (The Forever ...

3.75 avg rating — 19,803 ratings — published 1997 — 38 editions
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The Accidental Time Machine

3.70 avg rating — 8,634 ratings — published 2007 — 19 editions
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Camouflage

3.64 avg rating — 5,822 ratings — published 2004 — 20 editions
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Forever Free (The Forever W...

3.44 avg rating — 6,038 ratings — published 1999 — 28 editions
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Marsbound (Marsbound, #1)

3.55 avg rating — 2,801 ratings — published 2008 — 15 editions
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Mindbridge

3.76 avg rating — 2,235 ratings — published 1976 — 23 editions
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All My Sins Remembered

3.81 avg rating — 1,953 ratings — published 1977 — 26 editions
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Peace and War (The Forever ...

4.08 avg rating — 1,145 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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Old Twentieth

3.52 avg rating — 1,419 ratings — published 2005 — 12 editions
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“Bad books on writing tell you to "WRITE WHAT YOU KNOW", a solemn and totally false adage that is the reason there exist so many mediocre novels about English professors contemplating adultery.”
Joe Haldeman

“The 1143-year-long war hand begun on false pretenses and only because the two races were unable to communicate.

Once they could talk, the first question was 'Why did you start this thing?' and the answer was 'Me?”
Joe Haldeman, The Forever War

“Reality becomes illusory and observer-oriented when you study general relativity. Or Buddhism. Or get drafted.”
Joe Haldeman, The Forever War

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